Axis Exports To China Police Criticized By Amnesty International

By IPVM Team, Published Sep 21, 2020, 12:56pm EDT (Info+)

Axis Communications and other EU surveillance providers are under fire from Amnesty International over sales to police in China (PRC) that Amnesty says contributes to "indiscriminate mass surveillance" in the country.

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While China's vast police video surveillance market is dominated by homegrown giants Hikvision and Dahua, Axis has offices in Beijing and Shanghai and its resellers have supplied multiple PRC police projects, Amnesty International revealed in a new report.

Amnesty's report showcases the PR and compliance risks for Western surveillance manufacturers of doing business in the PRC due to its poor human rights record, even in cases like Axis' whose China presence is tiny.

Amnesty ****** **********

******* ************* ********************* ****** "*** ** *******"******** ** ***** ******** *********' **** of ************ **** ** *****, ******* for ****** ******** ** **** ********:

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**** ** ************* ** ******, ***** by *****'* *****. *** ***** *** companies ****** *** **** ****** ********** provider********* ***** ********** ********* **********.

Prior ** "*******" ** *******

******* ***** **** *** ****** ** published "***** ** * ******* ******* in ******** ** ** ********* ***** the ******** ********** [...] **** ****** whether ** ********** *** ************ ****** rules." **** *** ****** ** **** a ****** ** **** ******** ******* and **** ******* *** ** ******* and *** ** ** ******* *** details.

Axis ***** ****** ******* ********

** *****, ******* ********** ******** "************" of *******, ****** **** **** *** two *****-***** ***** ******* ** *****: one ** ******* *** *** ***** in ********.

  • ******** ****** ************* ******* **** ** **** ********, with **** ********** ** ******* **** it *** **** **** ** "**** surveillance ********" ** ******** **** ****IPVM Image** ****.
  • **** **** ******** ** *** **** of ******* "**** ************ *******" ** Wuhan ******** "******* ************* *** *** further *********** ****".
  • ********* ****** ****** ********* **** ********* through * "***** ******* ******" ****** multiple ******* ******* **** *** ****.
  • ***** ****** **** *********** ** ****' website** ********* **** *** ******* ************ via * ***** ***********.
  • ***** ****** **** **** ****** ** Axis** ****** **** *** * ***** distributor.

Contrast ** ***** *** ********* ********

* ***** ********** **** **** ***** is **** **** ** ***** ******** were ****** ***** **** **** ** the *** ***** ***** *** ********* have ******** ** ******* ** **** direct ************** **** $* ******* ** ********.

Tiny ***** ****** *****

**** ********* **** **** ********* *** a **** **** *% ***** ** the ***'* **** ***** ************ ******, which ******** ****** **** ********** ******** via ************ ****** *** ***** ****.

**** ****** ***** ****** ** *** PRC *** ******** ********* **** *** past ****** ** *** *** ********** entities **** ******* ****** **** *********** ******* *** *** ********* ********** a ******** ****.

Summary ** ******, ****** **********

******* ****** ** ******** * ****** showing **** ******, * *********** **** to *****'* ******, **** ****** *********** to ******** ****** ** ****. ****** had **** **** ********* ***** **********, selling ****** ********** ********* ******** ** recent ***** ** *****'* ******* ****** authority (*** ******** ** ****** ********) and ** **********-*** ************ ** ********.

Why ******* ** *********

******* ********* **** *** ****** ***** surveillance ******** "****** ** **** ************" because ** *** "************** ***********" ** video ************ ** ***** *** **** of *** "******** ***** ****** **********":

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******* ******* ** ***** ************-****** ************** against *** ****** ******** ****** ** China, *** ** ****** ********** ** Uyghur *********-*********** *********:

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****'******* **** **** ******* ****** *********** are ********* ****** ************** ***** ** *** ******* ******:

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Axis' ******** ** *******

****** *** ******, **** ********* **** it *** *** ***** ** *** mass ************ ************ ** *** **** of *** ******** ****** ***** **** 2012 *** ****:

**’* ******* **** **** ** *** projects *** ***** ** **** ********* as * “******** *******” ** *** website. **** **** **** **** ** those ********, ** *** ** *********** from *** ********* ********** **** *** products ***** ** **** *** ******** that ***** **** ********* ***** ******

** ** *** **** ****** **** equipment ********* ** *** ******, **** explained ** ******* **** **** *** due ** *********, ***** **** ******* "to ****** *** **** ** [****] products ***** **** ** * ***-******** way". ************ ** ********** *********** ******** ** *** ****** *** day ** *** *******, ****** ** would ******* "******* ********** *** *****".

Amnesty ***** **** "**********"

*******, ******* ********** ****' ********, ****** the **** "******* ****** ** *** information **** **** ******* **** ***** customers [*********]" *** **** **** ** "inadequate":

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******* ********* **** **** "*** *** provide ********** ********" **** ** *** fulfilled *** ***** ****** *** *********:

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** ********, ******* **** ** "********" Idemia *** *********** * ******* *** on *** ****** ***** ***** ****. To ** ****, **** ** **** were ** ******** **** * ******, its *** ** ***** ********* ***** may ***** ********** *** *************.

Axis' ********** ******

**** *** **** ****** ******* ******, notably ** **** **** ****' ********* Ray **************** ******************** ******, ***** ******* ************ *** **** being ******** ** "********** ************":

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Axis ******** ** ****

**** ********* ** * ****** ** questions **** *****:

Why **** **** ******** ******* ** *******/******** *** ****** ***** ** *** *** ***********, ***** *** *** **********'* ********* ******* ** ***** ******-******* ***** ************ ************?

***** **** ** * ****** ****** and ***** ** *** *****’* ****** largest ****** *** ******* *****, **’* natural *** ** ** **** ******** in **** ******. *** ** ****** we *** ***** ** *** ***** rights ******** ** ***** **** ** comes ** ***** ************. ** ******** to *** ********* ********* ********* (********* more ** ****** *****), *** ******** with ******** *** *** ***** *** help ** ******** ******* ********. ** decline ****** ***** ** ******** **** we **** ***** ******* ** ******* that *** ******** ***** ** **** in ** ********* ***.

Also, ****** *** '***** ************', **** ***** *** ********** ****** **** **** *** ******, **** **** ******** ***** **** ** *** ****** ******* ****?

******* ******* *** **** ** *** enforcements *** **** *** ***** *** many **** ********. ****, **** ******* products ** *** ******, ***** ********** a **** ***** **** ** *** sales, **** *** ************* **** *** violation ** ***** ******. **** ******* is *** *** *** **** ******** purpose **** ****** ** *** *** solutions. ** ** **** *** ********** that *** **** ******** **** ** in ********** **** *** **********, ** can ******* **** *** *******. *********, we *** *******. ** ******* **** approach ** ******* **** *** ********** of *** ********** ******.

Axis ****: "********* *** ************** ******** ** ********* *** ***** ************ ** ********* ** ***** ** ******** *** ************* *********." *** **** ********* ** ****? ************, **** **** **** **** ** '********'? **** **** **** *** **** ** **** ********, ************ **** **** ***** ******** **, ******** **** *** **** ************?

**** ** ***** ** *** ************, which *** **** ****** *********, ** automatically ****** ******* ****, ** **** as ******* *** ******** ******* ** each *****. ** **** **** ** automatic ********* *** ***** *********** ** our *******, **** ** *********** ***** partners *** ****** *********** ******** ** a ********-***********, *** *********** ***** ***-***** in ******** (*.*. ** **** *********** about *** *** ****). ****, *** distributors *** *********** ***** ** ****** with ********** ****** ******* *** ********* legislations. *** *** ******** ***** ****** control, ***** ******** ************ ***** ** end ***/*** ****, **** *********** ** screened ** ****.

**** **** ********** ** **** ** means ** ******* ** **** **** in * *******:

** **** *****, ** ***’* **** information ***** *** *** ********. **** we *** **** ** ******* ****** part ** ********, ** ***** **** we ****** *** ** **** ** active **** ** * *******, *** we ** ****** ** ****** *** partners ***** *** ******** ** **** it’s *** ****. *** **’* ********* for ** ** **** * ******** from ******* *** ********.

**********

****** ***** *** *********, *** **** massive ******* **** **** ********, **** makes **** ******. ******* ****, ***** Axis *** ******** ****** ** ******* such ********, **** ** ******* ******* to **** *********.

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Comments (10)

******:******* ***** **** ***** ***** ** a "******* ******* ** ********" ***** where ** ********** "**** ****** ******* to ********** *** ************ ****** *****." An ** ************ **** **** "***** ******** *** *** **** ** the ******" *** "***** ** ** livestream."

*******, *** ** *********** ******* ***** the ******* ***** ****** **** ************ on ***** ***** *** ******* ****** to ******** **. ****** *** ***** Lange***** ****"*** *********** **** ** ****"***** *** **'* ****** ***** ************* ******** *****"*********** ********* *** ******* ****** *****".**** **** ****** **** *** ***** are ***** ****.

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*** **** *** ***** **** *** MINUTE!!!

** *** **** **** **** ******** are ********* ** ******* ***** ****** abuses *** ******* ************* **** ** skeletons ** ***** ******, ***** ** all *** ** ***** ******** **** standard ****. **** ****** ** ********* fake **** ******* ******** ********* ***** will ** *** *** **** *** faced ************* **** ****** ** **** forum. ****** ******* **** ******* ** soon ** ******** ** ** *** continue ** **** **** ****** *** uses ******** ***** ******* **** ** our *** ************ ********.

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***, **** ** *** *********** ******** Axis ******* **** ***** ********* ***** and ** ********** ** ****** *** facts. ***'* **** **** *****, ******?

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******, *** ******* **** ** ** find *** ******* ****** ***** **** condemn, *** ********* ******* ************ *** their ******* ************ ** *** ***** rights ********* ** *****? *'* **** looking *** *** ********* ******** ** Amnesty ** *** ** *********** ** not ***** ***** ******* ** **** in *** ** *********. *** ********** of **** ************ ********** ****** ***** by ********* **** *** ******** **** what **** *** ** ******* ** the ****. *** *'* ***** ***** and ***** ******* ***** *** **** been ****** ****** *** * ****** them.

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** *******, ****** *** **** *******! But * ***'* ***** ******* ** purposefully ******** *********/***** ** ** ******* OK **** ***** **********. *******'* ****** specifically ******* ************ ************* ** ****** because *** ** *********** ******* **** ****** *********** **-**** ************ ****. ***** ** no ********** ** ******** ** *****/*** certain********* ************ ****; *******, * ** think *** **** * **** ***** that ******* ****'* ********* *** ** (and ***** ******) ****** **** ** given *** ***** ****** ********* ** China. **** *** ** - ***** has********************** ***************/***** - ***** ******* **** ** their ******** (** ***-******* ********) ************.

* ******'* **** *** ******* ******* specifically ******** ** *********/*****. *******, ******* has **** **** ******** ** ******* government ************/********** ** ********:

**'* **** **** ***** ****** *****, a ******** *** ******* ****-******* ***** rights ***, *** ******* *** ******* surveillance ***************************.*** *** **** **** ******* ***** doesn't ***** *** ***** **** ****** as *** *****'* ******** ******** *********; from ******** ** ****** ** **** organizations, **** *** **** ******* *** just ***'* **** ** ****** **** other.

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****** ******* *** **** ******** *** privided ****. ****, *****'* ** ********** purpose ** ************ * ***** **** Axis (*** ***** *** ** ******) while *** ********** ** *** *** Chinese ******, *** ** **** ***** by *** "******" ******* ********** ******* criticized.

* *** ********** *** ******** ** Amensty ** **** *** ** ********** to *** **** ************ ** ******* to *****, ***, ** *** ******* out, *****'* ** ******** ******** ** restrict *** ******* ** ***** ******* government ***** ********* **** **.

** ********** ************* ***** ******, ******* is *********** *** *********** ** ***** names **** *** ********* ** ***** rights ** *****. *************, *********** *** Chinese ********* *** *** ****' **** competitors. * ***'* **** **** **** could ******* **** *** ** ***********, but **** **** **** **** ** far ** ** **** **** ** the ******** ***** ******* *** ******* of **** ******** *********** ** ***** marked ****** *** **** *********.

** ******* ****** ** ** **** fair, **** ****** **** ******* *** Chinese ****** *** ***** ***** ************* in *** ********** **** ***** **** is ********. **** ***** **** *** actual ********* ** *** *********. ** you *** *******, *** *** **** able ** **** ***** ****** **** analyzing *** *******. ** *** ****** that **** ** **** *** ** present ** ** * ** *******, the ******* ***** ************* ******** *** also **** ** *** ** ********* without ************.

** ** **** ******* *** **** years, **'* **** *********** ** **** to **** *****, ***** ** **** put **** ******* ****** ***** ** differentiate *** ********* **** ****** *** ethics.

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*******, * ********** ********** **** ***** and * ***** ** ***** **** some ********** ** ******* ** ** ethical ** ***** *********/***** ***** ** the ** ** *** ** *********. However, * ** ***** **'* ********** that **** - * ****** ************* manufacturer **** **** ***** ***** - still ****** **** "******* ******** ** PRC ****** [...]**** *** ************* **** *** ********* of ***** ******." **** ** * notable ***** *** **** ** **** because ******* (** *** ******* ****** notes) ****** **** ******* *********, **** France's ****** ******* ***** ** *** law *********** ***** ****. ** **** wants ** ***** *********** ****** **** the ******* ************* *** *** **********, why *** **** * ***** ******* to ******'*?

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*******, ********* ** ********* ** ******* Report, ***'** ********** **** * **** stick ** ** *******'* ******** ***** whis **** **** ****** ******* ** the ******* *****. *** *** ***** right *** *** ********** ****** ** focused **** ** ** *** ****** should ** ****** ** * ******** for *** ** ********* ** ***** all ******* ********** ********* ********. ** Axis *** ***** *** **** ****** as ****** ** **** *****, ** something * ** *** ** *** position ** ********, *** * ***** there ***** ** ******** ***********. **** has ****** * ****** ********** **** ethic ********* ****** ***** *** * have ** ***** **** ** **** be ********* ** **** ** *** decisions ** *** ******.

* **** ** ******* ******, **** I ** *** ******* *** ******* manufacturers. * ** ******* **** **** in *** ******. * *** ***** with *** ******* ** ******** ********* and ***** ****** **********, *** ******* those *** ******** *********** ** ****. I **** **** *** *********** ********* in *** ***** *** *** ******** that *** ** *********** **** ****** some ******.

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** ** **** ** **** ******* business *********, ***** ***'* ** ******* to ******** **** ********** ********* **** they ******* ***** ****** *** **** free *****. **** ******* * *** of ***** **** ***** ***** ****** on *****. *** ***** ** **** these ***** ***** ****** ********* *** to ***** **** * ******* **** Axis.

** ***** ******* *** *****'* ******* economy, ********** ********* *** ************* ******** like **** **** ****** **** ***** and ******* ***** **** ** ******** the *****. **** *** ***** **** plan.................they *** *** ****** ***** **********

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**** **** *** *** ******** *** components ********** **** ********** ******** ********. It ** *** ***** ******* *** lowest **** ****** *****, ** ****** the ********* ************* ********** *** ***** rights ******. **** ***** ** * slogan *** ***** * **** ******** for ************* ********** *********. **** ** in *** *** *** **** ******* supporting *** ******* *******. ** *** are ** ************* *** **** **** is ****!

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